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Economically empowering indigenous women

The newly launched "Economic Empowerment of Indigenous Women in Nepal" provides an overview and analysis of the vulnerability and discrimination faced…

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National Planning Commission to accelerate implementation of SDGs

The Government of Nepal and the United Nations Development Programme signed “Accelerating Implementation of the SDGs” project to accelerate implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals in the…  

Creating synergies at the provincial and federal level

The first joint workshop of the Public Accounts Committees of the provincial assemblies, the federal PAC and the Office of the Auditor General (OAG) developed common understanding and discussed about…  

Making access to SDG data trouble-free

A people-centric approach that leaves no one behind is the major thrust of the SDGs, said Chairperson of the National Assembly, Ganesh Prasad Timalsina, who inaugurated the Sustainable Development…  

For a more efficient system

With developments in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) moving at a rapid pace, ICT staff from the secretariats of all seven provincial assemblies have gathered in Chitwan to update their…  

Extending Partnership with Kathmandu Metropolitan City

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Kathmandu Metropolitan City (KMC) signed an agreement on 15 December 2019 to extend partnership to pilot Kathmandu Business Hub (K-Hub).  

New government report takes stock of federalism in Nepal

Federalism is taking root in Nepal with measurable progress in institutional and regulatory environments for federalism states a new government report disseminated today by the Ministry of Finance and…  

UNDP to support Nepal in developing capacity of province and local governments

The United Nations Development Programme in Nepal signed a US$ 10 million financing agreement with the Ministry of Federal Affairs and General Administration(MoFAGA) to provide Technical Assistance to…  

New Head of UNDP in Asia Pacific Region ready to support countries accelerate on their sustainable development pathways

Kanni Wignaraja is set to assume her role as Director of the Regional Bureau for Asia and the Pacific, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), on 1 December 2019.  

Calling attention to road safety

On November 14, volunteers of the National Youth Council’s road safety campaign received their participatory certificates from the Minister of Youth and Sports  

ECN expands by-election preparations to cover Community Learning Centres and Electoral Dispute Resolution in Kaski

The ECN has been conducting CLC and EDR workshops across the country, most recently in Kaski, in order to provide civic and electoral education to local communities.  

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